Thrive! 2016: The Annual NCHE Conference

The 2017 Thrive! Conference will be May 25-27. 
These pages will be updated for the 2017 conference this fall. 

June 2-4, 2016   Winston-Salem, North Carolina 
Twin City Quarter (Benton Convention Center, Embassy Suites & Marriott) 

The 2016 conference is the weekend after Memorial Day. 

Thrive! The NCHE Homeschool Conference serves as a celebration of the multi-faceted face of home education in North Carolina. 2016 marks NCHE's 32nd annual conference!

2016 Event
June 2-4, 2016
Twin City Quarter (Benton Convention Center, Embassy Suites, & Marriott), Winston-Salem

Register Today! Start here Preregistration is closed, but you can register onsite, and there is Saturday only discount prices. 

The NCHE annual conference serves as a celebration of the multi-faceted face of home education in North Carolina. Our name, Thrive! The NCHE Homeschool Conference, reflects the goal of the NCHE conference and mirrors the NCHE mission "NCHE has a vision for flourishing families and thriving generations in which people remain passionate, curious and actively engaged in their faith and in their learning..."

The conference mission is to:
• Equip and encourage homeschooling families through an abundance of outstanding speakers and workshops
• Connect and equip homeschoolers with quality curriculum resources through our extensive vendor hall
• Connect homeschool families with each other to build relationships and a strong community
• Celebrate our teens and alums through special workshops, fun activities, fellowship, the talent showcase and our state-wide graduation

DOWNLOAD the Program (PDF) Now!

Conference Evaluations!

 

Focused Workshop Tracks
Parents of Preschoolers and Early Elementary
Homeschool Newbies
Parents of Struggling Learners
Parents of Teens
Teens and Alumni

Quotes from Past Attendees
“Thank you, thank you, thank you for a WONDERFUL experience every year! My absolute favorite professional thing to do is attend NCHE conference!!” ~Caroline

“This was an amazing trip. The speakers and being able to chat with them, the organization of the whole convention, the Talent Showcase. If there were problems, they were not fretted over for the public to see. Thank you (all) for this opportunity to happen for everyone.”  ~Karen

“Thank you for keeping the conference fee itself affordable!”  ~Caroline

“I depend on the conference to show me something new each year, to get me thinking about something I haven't thought about, or just to find a pearl or two. I really appreciate the wisdom and guidance of those who have finished the journey and those who have perspectives to share at each stage of the journey.”  ~Barbara

“I loved it! I always find it helpful and encouraging.”  ~Sarah

“This conference is such a blessing to me and my family.”  ~Lynette

“My daughter and I really appreciate the college fair. She was able to talk to several schools that she had not considered.”  ~Melissa

“I look forward to the conference each year. It's just the encouragement I need to prepare for another school year!”  ~Christy      

Knowledgeable and Inspiring Speakers

Huge Vendor Hall

Engaging Children's Program

Fun and Educational Teen Activities 

Entertaining Talent Showcase

Other Conference Features:
Regional gatherings
Gatherings for military, special needs and single parent homeschoolers
State-wide graduation
Mentoring
Parents of Preschoolers free admission program
Support group leaders' luncheon and workshop
College Fair